Vulnerability CVE-2008-1340


Published: 2008-03-19   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI) in VMware Workstation 6.0.x before 6.0.3, VMware Player 2.0.x before 2.0.3, and VMware ACE 2.0.x before 2.0.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via crafted VMCI calls that trigger "memory exhaustion and memory corruption."

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
VMware Player, VMware Server, VMware ACE, and VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues
VMware Security ...
20.03.2008

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.1/10
6.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Vmware -> ACE 
Vmware -> Player 
Vmware -> Server 
Vmware -> Vmware server 
Vmware -> Vmware workstation 
Vmware -> Workstation 

 References:
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000008.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3755
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019624
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489739/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28276
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28289
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0005.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0905/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41250

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